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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

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Reviewed 1 week ago

They are settled in their ways and can't falter them that much...so, it's business as usual for them! It's just basic & bland...but breakfast service could be greatly improved - waiters either slow or too few for amount of guests at times.

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Than k you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback, which I will certainly share with the team. I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was good, location and amenities very good, rooms good. I will recommend this hotel to all my friends and families due to the excellent service received, the staff and reception was excellent and very welcoming always attending to our needs.

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you had a great stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff and and spacious rooms make for a great family holiday. The hotel staff were running at great speed and were always friendly. Rooms were lovely, breakfast was exceptional. Location is fantastic !

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you had a memorable stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Pennington, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service and food of a very high quality and we enjoyed most of our stay with Southern Sun Elangeni. Unfortunately our next door neighbors spoil a near perfect evening with continues shouting and door slamming up until 2 o'clock in the morning. I think staff should make sure all guests gets a good nights rest as that is part of...

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. Although our security patrols the floors during the course of the evening, the disturbance could have been between their checks. Our Duty Managers take all reports seriously and address noise complaints as soon as they are received. I am pleased that despite this disturbance, you...

Jozi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall Good Service and Care. The room was spacious, clean and of cause overlooking the majestic Indian Ocean. The V&V restaurant service was exceptional and rewarding. Parking Access was good, but above the service received all round from the Maharani team is 5 Star. *****

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very impressed with the Elangeni hotel. The staff were extremely enthusiastic to make our stay as comfortable and happy as they could!, from the receptionists , concierge, bar staff and waiters, they were all very good. (A BIG WELL DONE TO THEM). For me the Ocean Breeze bar that had views of the Indian Ocean was my favourate...

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed Panorama Bar and Ocean Breeze - unfortunately we have to close the bar at 11pm as there are bedrooms situated right above this area. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Pretoria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well situated on the North Coast of Durban Beach, Beautiful settings , rooms amazing, very comfotsble. Staff very professional and go the extra mile to make clients welcome. Definately one of the best

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you had a memorable stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning view on the ocean. Great bar on terrace with view. Breakfast is gorgeous. Rooms are small, showing evident traces of age, with some insect, disappointing my expectations. Staff is friendly and available.

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback, which I have shared with my team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a pleasure to stay at this hotel. Staff is friendly and helpful. Room is well sized, clean and comfortable and if you have ocean facing room you get excellent views. Location of hotel is also very convenient as it is on the beachfront, close to the ICC and gym and alsothe city centre.

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you had a memorable stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Still one of Durbans favorite holiday spots,clean rooms and bathrooms and service in the hotel and in the breakfast is second to none. Great amenities Heated rooftop pool,nearby to all the main restaurants and beach,and they give you towels for the beach and pools and soaps shampoos etc all you expected with extra towels in the rooms too...pictures attached will...

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Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samanth

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Radiating energy and elegance across the Golden Mile, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani invites you to take your place in the sun. From the stylish bedrooms with breath-taking sea-views to the variety of restaurants and recreation facilities, visitors can look forward to the vibrancy, colour and culture of Durban's premier hotel destination offering more choice than ever before, from service and hospitality through to accommodation and dining. Absolutely everything under one sun! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Address: 63 OR O R Tambo Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: RM709 - RM986 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani 4*
Number of rooms: 449
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Also Known As:
Southern Sun Elangeni Durban
Elangeni Hotel Durban
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
#1 Luxury Hotel in Durban
#2 Business Hotel in Durban
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“Higher floors for quietness and brilliant view.”
 of 5 bubbles drymcassim, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Corner rooms are big an nice.”
 of 5 bubbles johannieuwoudt08, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't go out walking after dark. You WILL get mugged. Travel everywhere by taxi at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 819ronw, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Enjoyed the seaside view”
 of 5 bubbles 838quintond, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with sea-views not so suitable for children as the windows open easily”
 of 5 bubbles pebbles2_13, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
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